DG Salman Sufi of Chief Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit is starting the first Violence Against Women Centre (VAWC) of South Asia in Multan on the 25th of March 2017. He is doing this with official ambassadors like Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Rubina Shaheen on board.
Sharmeen said at the press conference:
“I have never come across a rehabilitation centre like this one, where women could take refuge and pursue their case against the perpetrators without external pressure. Usually, women go through so much for even registering an FIR that the majority is forced to give up their fight against abuse at the very beginning”.
Meekal Hassan band is also on board with SRU and will perform at the inauguration. The performance will be dedicated to all the women who have faced violence in any form.
The band is collaborating with the Strategic Reforms Unit to create a platform for women, where they have a space to showcase their musical talent, and raise their voice against all acts of violence.
The VAWC will be a platform providing justice to victims of violence. The services which will be offered consist of first aid, FIR registration , medical examinations, post -trauma rehabilitation as well as forensics.